This set of instructions, known as the Allen charge, are still used today in some jurisdictions when a jury reports that they are at an impasse
Author: Em Carpenter
In which Em Carpenter finally tells you what she really thinks of Seinfeld, after 3K words breaking down the Kyle Rittenhouse trial
You may be hearing a lot about “Ex Parte Young,” so I thought I’d explain what it is and how this 113 year old Supreme Court decision is currently relevant
I hate to pick on California again, but damn…They make it easy with some newly minted laws that micromanage
Yes, Marco Rubio, we see you. We are all very impressed with your big fancy bill. Your virtues have been sufficiently signaled.
The first lawsuit has been filed under the Texas abortion bounty hunting law, and it is a doozy befitting of the absurd statute it invokes.
Alex is not the first Murdaugh suspected of getting away with murder. There are five bodies attached to the Murdaugh family name now, each deserving of justice.
The sole questioned left for SCOTUS to consider was whether the death penalty in rape cases violated the 8th Amendment prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment
The Texas abortion ban that is not really a ban, but really is a ban, that Texas uses as an end run around existing precedent.
SCOTUS has grappled with actual innocence. Recent jurisprudence begins in 1993 in the case of Herrera v. Collins, our case of the week
Michael Avenatti handed some Assistant United States’ Attorneys their asses in his federal criminal trial.
The case list for this edition of Wednesday Writs include child marriage laws, outlawing bacon, and lawyers losing via email
Why did Justice Amy Coney Barrett “betray” her fellow conservatives in their fight against mandating vaccines? Let’s have a look-see…